Vice President, Legal Affairs

Universal City, CA
Full Time
Job #: 47492BR Exp.: 10+ Years
Role Summary:
This VP Legal Affairs will be part of a team responsible for negotiating and drafting acquisition, development and production agreements, which includes agreements for talent, on behalf of Universal Pictures.

Essential Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for all legal matters during the course of production, including but not limited to evaluating rights/chain of title issues, clearance matters, guild issues, advertising, promotion and publicity issues.
  • Draft, review, analyze and interpret contracts in an accurate and timely manner and provide timely and thoughtful legal advice on potential risks and issues.

Basic Qualifications:
  • JD degree from an accredited law school
  • 10+ years of production legal experience at a motion picture or television company or major entertainment law firm
  • Member of the California State Bar or Registered with the California Bar as in house counsel.
  • A strong background in copyright law (both US and foreign) and intellectual property matters is required.
  • Excellent negotiation, drafting and analytical skills.

Eligibility Requirements:
  • Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV online to be considered
  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
  • Must be covered by Solutions, NBCU’s Alternative Dispute Resolution Program

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